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by fubar84
Tue 27 May, 2008 2:45 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Head and Shoulders/Ghillie Suit
Replies: 7
Views: 4304

Avoid using new hessian. Try and get your hands on some old manky stuff as it's far easier to use. Another good tip which may sound daft to a few of you is to keep your eyes peeled when a recruit troop comes back from their final ex as they tend to bin their old head and shoulders once they are sur...
by fubar84
Fri 23 May, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Head and Shoulders/Ghillie Suit
Replies: 7
Views: 4304

cut the sandbag into strips roughly 10cm long and a couple cm thick. for around the top of the head thread a strip through a hole in the scrim net and tie it as if you were tying a shoelace (the first part where you go left over right and pull it tight). That will happily stay on. For around the sid...
by fubar84
Thu 10 Apr, 2008 6:22 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: A-levels or Uni degree?
Replies: 24
Views: 5846

Cheers, will do. Nothing short of an exocet is gonna keep me from getting out of lympstone!
by fubar84
Thu 10 Apr, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: A-levels or Uni degree?
Replies: 24
Views: 5846

Lol yeah I'm 'just' a regular marine. Still in training - week 27
by fubar84
Thu 10 Apr, 2008 1:09 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: A-levels or Uni degree?
Replies: 24
Views: 5846

I passed POC and AIB with a B, C and E at A-Level. Selection for the batch is extremely competitive and even after passing you're not guaranteed a place (hence why I'm not in one :lol:) I have heard since that only around 9% or YO's have no degree, so although you can pass an AIB without a degree (f...
by fubar84
Fri 12 Oct, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Flashes
Replies: 11
Views: 1886

The flash on page 2 immediately below the Commando shoulder flash is the parachute qualified flash. All RM personnel that are parachute qualified wear this flash, it's a white parachute with sky blue wings. Here's a description of most other common flashes. I'm pretty sure this is correct: (all desc...
by fubar84
Fri 21 Sep, 2007 9:18 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Poor swimming in RT
Replies: 11
Views: 2612

maritime_marine wrote:Does it have to be the speedos, or can u get those hot pant things...like daniel craig?
:o
by fubar84
Thu 20 Sep, 2007 11:56 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Poor swimming in RT
Replies: 11
Views: 2612

jarhead wrote:im pretty decent swimmer swam county a while, anyone want any tips il be wellcome to help.
Me please. How do you wear speedos without looking gay?
by fubar84
Thu 20 Sep, 2007 10:47 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: New TV Documentary
Replies: 119
Views: 26618

Fun?! Imagine doing bottom field determination tests in mud up to your eyeballs... 60 guys in the troop, you can have 59 super switched on lads and one lad who isn't and it's mud runs for everybody... Funny on their first ex, wonder how quiet my troop will be now, if everyone watched the show and sa...
by fubar84
Thu 20 Sep, 2007 4:36 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Interesting thread
Replies: 6
Views: 1321

Hi Darren, I read the thread and to be honest I think it at best covers info already found here, and at worst offers dangerous advice. This fella 'GreenBeret' strikes me as being a bit suspect. He talks about his time at BUD/s which is Navy Seal training. The American Green Beret's are Army SF. If y...
by fubar84
Wed 19 Sep, 2007 10:08 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PRMC Diary 11th-14th By Marcus
Replies: 31
Views: 5912

Well in mate, and good diary. Did you find it funny during the lecture on fitness it says ''DO NOT eat any later than 2 HOURS before exercising!!'' Yet during PRMC you normally only get about 30-60 mins between meals and thrashings lol
by fubar84
Wed 19 Sep, 2007 11:52 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: running shoes
Replies: 34
Views: 4929

You shouldn't have to break in your running shoes, all modern running shoes should be good to go (as long as you have the correct style for your size, gait, foot width etc...) out of the box. If you're getting blisters on certain parts of your feet from running in them, it could be down to your feet...
by fubar84
Tue 18 Sep, 2007 10:15 pm
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Post your 3 miler times
Replies: 64
Views: 48730

I havent ran just 3 miles for some time, but done just over with a 5k which is 3.1 miles a few weeks back in 16.36, should be able to get under 16 for 3 miles though!. Wow that's an impressive time, it was only the other day that I was reading an article about the 10th fastest female athlete in Ame...
by fubar84
Tue 18 Sep, 2007 11:50 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: Laptops & Internet
Replies: 6
Views: 1491

I know the majority of YO's had laptops, but they have there own rooms in the mess. I think it's likely that a lot of the recruits in RT have laptops, probably when they're out of foundation and into the four man rooms. The diamonds we spoke to on PRMC said that some lads had chipped in a bought TV'...
by fubar84
Tue 18 Sep, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: RM Joining & Training
Topic: PJFT & KPH =?
Replies: 15
Views: 2902

Btw, if you run witha short stride length your time will be exactly the same as with a long stride length when the speed you run at is dictated by the treadmill Howd you work this out? A treadmill belt runs at a certain revolutions per minute and the added weight on you running on this slows it dow...